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The Assault-and-Battery business, into which I was now forced to adventure for a livelihood, was somewhat ill-adapted to the delicate nature of my constitution; but I went to work in it with a good heart, and found my account here, as heretofore, in those stern habits of methodical accuracy which had been thumped into me by that delightful old nurse -- I would indeed be the basest of men not to remember her well in my will.
That mood, owing to the spinning traffic and the evening veil of unreality, was ill-adapted to her home surroundings.
The new Labour Bill will make it easier for employers to negotiate internal working regulations in their companies rather than being bound by sector-wide and often ill-adapted accords put in place after negotiations with unions.
So far the aid response has been massively insufficient, uncoordinated and ill-adapted to the needs of people who are suffering the consequences of this crisis, said Natalie Roberts, MSF emergency programme manager.
First, regulation must have the ability to react quickly: the general law provides some answers, but the response times are often totally ill-adapted.
Ill-adapted and unknown children for their parents, teachers and themselves, only keen on Flamenco dancing, kick-boxing and graffiti on walls, their emotional loneliness and isolation will lead them to tragic consequences.
The long haul of producing up-to-date urban maps for military operations, ill-adapted to operational tempo, is thus increasingly giving way to more automated urban feature description, leveraging recent breakthroughs in payload miniaturisation, multi-sensor processing and big data exploitation.
Washington's policies have been ill-adapted to dynamics in the affected countries.
Sir Winston Churchill is quoted with his view about golf: 'Golf is an ineffectual attempt to direct an uncontrollable sphere into an inaccessible hole with instruments ill-adapted to the purpose'.
Outdated laws, ill-adapted to the increasing interdependence of our world and the globalization of labor, are bad laws.
The honour suggests the Queen does not bear a grudge after a speech in which the writer said: "Our Royal Family doesn't have the difficulties in breeding that pandas do but pandas and royal persons are expensive and ill-adapted to any modern environment.
The honour suggests the Queen does not bear a grudge after Mantel last year declared in a lecture: "Pandas and royal persons are expensive and ill-adapted to any modern environment.